News tagged with homeless people
Drug overdose was the leading cause of death among homeless adults in Boston from 2003 to 2008 and accounted for one-third of deaths among those ages 25 to 44. A study by investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study of a controversial housing project that allows chronically homeless people with severe alcohol problems to drink in their apartments found that during their first two years in the building residents cut their heavy ...
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The global prevalence of tuberculosis, hepatitis C virus infection, and HIV is high among homeless people, although significant heterogeneity is seen in prevalence estimates, according to a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Homeless people and their health care providers need to know more about traumatic brain injuries to help prevent and treat such injuries, a new study has found.
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Playing street football two or three times a week could halve the risk of early death in homeless men. Research led by the Universities of Exeter and Copenhagen, out today, shows the positive impact of street football on ...
Health Oct 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- One-third of homeless people in the United States are obese, about the same rate as the general population, a new study finds.
Health May 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
As the economy and job market continue to recover, many young adults have moved in with their parents to save money. For teens and 20-somethings who grew up in foster care, saving money is especially difficult because they ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among patients with moderate to advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), homeless people experience higher rates of premature death and kidney failure, and they use emergency services much more often than impoverished peers ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than eight out of 10 homeless people surveyed by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and elsewhere have at least one chronic health condition and more than half have a mental health problem.
Health Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Lancaster University researchers and homeless people have succeeded in developing a prototype that could help the latter take better care of themselves. It is often a challenge for homeless people to make ...
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
HIV infection among crisis-hit Greece's drug users is reaching "epidemic" proportions with recorded cases marking a 35-fold increase from 2010, health experts warned Friday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic pain is not managed well in the general population and it's an even greater challenge for homeless people, according to new research by St. Michael's Hospital.
Health Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0